Monthly Archives: March 2017

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Mark Your Calendars for Earth Day!

Start collecting your personal papers now because we’re having a free shred day Saturday, April 22 from 11am – 2:00pm. Kent Records Management will be set up in the library’s parking lot to shred your sensitive documents and papers.  All paper will be securely transported to Kent Records Management for shredding and recycling. Which papers do [...]

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Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher

Join us in a Community Read Project sponsored by the Muskegon Museum of Art as we read and discuss Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan this Spring.  We have copies available for check out as well as two 10 book Book Club in [...]

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Spring Break Fun

In town for Spring Break? Spend Spring Break at the library!   During the week of April 3, we have programs every day of the week for students on Spring Break. On Monday, April 3 at 2pm, the Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway will be bringing some special visitors to their program, Things that Go Whoo [...]

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Come Volunteer with Us!

Summer Reading is coming up fast, and the Youth Services department is looking for teen volunteers to help make Summer Reading 2017, Build a Better World, the best yet!  We’re really excited about the programs and events we have planned, and we need some great teens to help us carry them out. Teens will be [...]

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Let Freedom Ring: Civil Rights in America

Join us this winter for a 3-part series at the library to share stories of the Civil Rights movement in America.  Each part will focus on a different leader in the White House during the 1960s: Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson and First Lady Lady Bird Johnson. We’ll hear from USS Silversides [...]

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Great Girls in Michigan History

March is Women’s History Month and the perfect time to celebrate the accomplishments of Michigan girls!  On Monday, March 13 at 7pm, author Patricia Majher will talk about her book Great Girls in Michigan History which chronicles the stories of twenty Michigan girls who achieved amazing goals before turning twenty years old. The presentation will [...]